Bending Blades cocktail

Difford's Guide




There are approximately 194 calories in one serving of Bending Blades cocktail.


Bending Blades cocktail image

Serve in a

Coupe glass


Lemon zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Patrón Silver blanco tequila
1/2 fl oz Suze gentian liqueur
1/2 fl oz Manzanilla sherry
3/4 fl oz Giffard Pamplemousse liqueur
3/4 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)

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This tequila-based cocktail is bitter before turning bittersweet, then finishes with a long bitter finish. It won't be for everybody but for those who appreciate the flavour of gentian liqueur will appreciate this drink for its simplicity and originality.


Adapted from a recipe created in 2015 by Christopher Day at General Lee's, Los Angeles, USA.

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